Moorfields successfully secure sale of 145 Acre quest pit site in Bedfordshire

Property insolvency specialists Moorfields Corporate Recovery Ltd have successfully completed the sale of Quest Pit, Ampthill Road, Houghton Conquest.

Quest Pit was opened in 1983 and was the last active pit in Bedfordshire extracting Oxford Clay, before ceasing operations in 2008.

In September 2009 NIRAH Holdings Limited obtained outline planning consent for an internal visitor destination and Science Research Park to help regenerate and attract visitors to Bedfordshire but unfortunately the scheme failed to raise the necessary funding and the outline permission subsequently elapsed in September 2014.

Simon Thomas, Joint Administrator said: ‘We are delighted to have concluded the sale of this site.”

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